Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Feds reduce area in Atlantic Ocean for wind farm plans off NC coast
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 7:27am.

videoThe US Department of Interior has reduced the areas of the Atlantic Ocean where turbines can be built, dealing a potential blow to North Carolina's hopes for wind farms off the coast.

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Obama administration opens East Coast to oil, gas search
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:55pm.

A decision by the Obama administration is going to be welcomed by the oil industry, but not by environmentalists.

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Study offers view of what turbines may look like off our coast
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 4:36pm.

videoThe horizon off some beaches may soon change in Brunswick County, all in the name of renewable energy. Large wind turbines may be coming our way. Some people say they think its cool. Others say they are eyesores.

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McCrory says he backs wind farms off NC coast
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:50pm.

video Gov. Pat McCrory is telling the Obama administration that he supports plans that could one day see wind turbine towers poking out of the Atlantic Ocean miles off the North Carolina coast.

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Wind energy debate blows into Wilmington
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:47pm.

videoThe Bureau of Ocean Energy Management took public reaction to offshore wind energy coming to our area in a meeting tonight in Wilmington. Two of the three potential sites the bureau has identified on the North Carolina coast are in our area. There was a packed room of people talking turbines. While some supported the idea, others were not fans.

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Feds to hold public meeting in Wilmington for wind farming talks
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 8:01am.

The Obama administration is holding public meetings as it gauges commercial interest in wind farms off North Carolina's northern Outer Banks and Cape Fear.

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